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Getting started with Spanish 1
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8 The intonation of questions

In Spanish, questions do not require any changes in form or word order. A statement “Eres Javier” (‘You are Javier’) changes into a question either in writing by adding both initial (¿) and final (?) question marks or in speech by changing to an interrogative intonation.

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Figure 3 Asking questions in Spanish

Activity 10

Listen and decide whether each sentence is a statement or a question.

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Question


b. 

Statement


The correct answer is a.

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Statement


The correct answer is b.

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a. 

Question


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Statement


The correct answer is b.

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a. 

Question


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Statement


The correct answer is a.

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a. 

Question


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Statement


The correct answer is a.

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a. 

Question


b. 

Statement


The correct answer is b.